Loar Family History

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Loar Name Meaning

English and Scottish: unexplained. The name is recorded in both England and Scotland. It may be a variant of Scottish Lour, a habitational name from Lour, formerly a part of the parish of Meathielour. Possibly also German: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hoar, Lear, Goar, Lua, Logar, Moat, Coar, Lohr, Long, Loo

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Loar Family Origin

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Loar Family Occupations

What did your Loar ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, 3 Tor Lorry Driver (heavy Worker) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Loar. 5% of Loar men worked as a 3 Tor Lorry Driver (heavy Worker) and 63% of Loar women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loar were Clerk In Holy Arders and Hospital Pautry Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • 3 Tor Lorry Driver (heavy Worker)
    5%
  • Builder Handyman
    5%
  • Chartered Accts
    5%
  • Clerk In Holy Arders
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    63%
  • Cleaner Cinema
    5%
  • General Servant
    5%
  • Hospital Pautry Maid
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Loar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Loar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 957 immigration records available for the last name Loar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Loar. For the veterans among your Loar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loar Life Expectancy

What is the average Loar lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Loar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Loar in 1954 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loar

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